Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 76 112
Rank change year-on-year +33 +36 -14
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 134 60 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.93% 2.57% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.19% 5.23% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88 30 34
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £33,925 £25,875 £27,750
90th Percentile £61,625 £52,275 £49,800
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +17.28% -2.99% +19.29%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1636 1148 1290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 60.21% 49.14% 42.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 802 847
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £59,850
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 90 (67.16%) Windows
2 80 (59.70%) Active Directory
3 74 (55.22%) Microsoft
4 71 (52.99%) VMware
5 70 (52.24%) Windows Server
6 61 (45.52%) ITIL
7 57 (42.54%) SQL Server
8 52 (38.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (34.33%) SQL
10 45 (33.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 45 (33.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 44 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (31.34%) VMware ESXi
13 41 (30.60%) Finance
13 41 (30.60%) Opscode Chef
14 40 (29.85%) Cisco
15 39 (29.10%) Virtual Team
16 35 (26.12%) SCCM
17 34 (25.37%) MCSE
18 31 (23.13%) MS Exchange
18 31 (23.13%) SCOM
18 31 (23.13%) Performance Management
19 29 (21.64%) ITIL V3
19 29 (21.64%) Validation
20 28 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
21 27 (20.15%) EMC
21 27 (20.15%) EMC VNX
22 26 (19.40%) Citrix
22 26 (19.40%) DHCP

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (23.13%) MS Exchange
2 28 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (19.40%) Skype for Business
4 22 (16.42%) IIS
5 16 (11.94%) IBM Domino
6 10 (7.46%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.22%) Tomcat
8 6 (4.48%) Apache
8 6 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.99%) JBoss
10 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 45 (33.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.94%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (11.94%) Mimecast
3 15 (11.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (5.22%) Office 365
6 3 (2.24%) SaaS
7 1 (0.75%) npm
7 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.40%) DHCP
1 26 (19.40%) DNS
2 22 (16.42%) SAN
3 21 (15.67%) Skype
4 19 (14.18%) Unified Communications
5 13 (9.70%) Internet
6 10 (7.46%) LAN
6 10 (7.46%) WAN
7 5 (3.73%) Firewall
8 3 (2.24%) MPLS
8 3 (2.24%) Network Security
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.49%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.49%) NAS
9 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.49%) VPN
9 2 (1.49%) Wireless
10 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (42.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.96%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.73%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.45%) Selenium
1 14 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.72%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.97%) SpecFlow
3 8 (5.97%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (3.73%) Maven
7 3 (2.24%) Subversion
7 3 (2.24%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.49%) GCC
8 2 (1.49%) GoCD
8 2 (1.49%) JUnit
8 2 (1.49%) MSI
8 2 (1.49%) NuGet
8 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.75%) Gradle
9 1 (0.75%) Grunt
9 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 41 (30.60%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.24%) Legal
4 2 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (36.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (29.85%) Analyst
3 26 (19.40%) Systems Analyst
4 22 (16.42%) IT Analyst
5 16 (11.94%) Administrator
6 15 (11.19%) DBA
6 15 (11.19%) IT Engineer
6 15 (11.19%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.46%) SQL DBA
8 8 (5.97%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 8 (5.97%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (5.97%) Analyst Programmer
8 8 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Programmer
9 7 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.48%) Production DBA
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.40%) .NET
2 9 (6.72%) WCF
3 3 (2.24%) LAMP
3 3 (2.24%) Web Services
4 2 (1.49%) Java EE
4 2 (1.49%) XML
5 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.75%) MDX
5 1 (0.75%) RESTful
5 1 (0.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.10%) Virtual Team
2 27 (20.15%) EMC VNX
3 23 (17.16%) Blackberry
4 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.72%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.75%) Clustering
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 90 (67.16%) Windows
2 70 (52.24%) Windows Server
3 52 (38.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (14.18%) Linux
6 9 (6.72%) Unix
7 6 (4.48%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.24%) CentOS
9 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.75%) Android
10 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.52%) ITIL
2 44 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (23.13%) Performance Management
4 29 (21.64%) ITIL V3
4 29 (21.64%) Validation
5 20 (14.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (12.69%) Scrum
8 16 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (11.94%) Performance Analysis
8 16 (11.94%) Service Delivery
9 15 (11.19%) Application Packaging
9 15 (11.19%) Mentoring
10 14 (10.45%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (10.45%) Configuration Management
10 14 (10.45%) DevOps
11 13 (9.70%) Change Management
11 13 (9.70%) Coaching
12 11 (8.21%) Asset Management
12 11 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.33%) SQL
2 24 (17.91%) C#
3 22 (16.42%) Python
4 12 (8.96%) Java
5 8 (5.97%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.22%) Perl
6 7 (5.22%) Ruby
6 7 (5.22%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.22%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.48%) VBScript
8 3 (2.24%) VB
9 2 (1.49%) C
10 1 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.75%) Groovy
10 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.75%) Jython
10 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (33.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (25.37%) MCSE
3 15 (11.19%) MCSA
4 8 (5.97%) MCDBA
4 8 (5.97%) MCITP
5 5 (3.73%) Degree
6 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.49%) CCIE
7 2 (1.49%) CISSP
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.75%) CCNA
8 1 (0.75%) ISEB
8 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (59.70%) Active Directory
2 42 (31.34%) VMware ESXi
3 24 (17.91%) vSphere
4 22 (16.42%) Hyper-V
5 21 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (14.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (14.93%) XenApp
7 19 (14.18%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.48%) Docker
9 2 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (30.60%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (26.12%) SCCM
3 31 (23.13%) SCOM
4 20 (14.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 18 (13.43%) Puppet
6 17 (12.69%) Ansible
7 12 (8.96%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (5.97%) Nagios
9 5 (3.73%) WSUS
10 4 (2.99%) Capistrano
10 4 (2.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (2.99%) yum
11 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (1.49%) HockeyApp
12 2 (1.49%) PowerCLI
12 2 (1.49%) Rundeck
12 2 (1.49%) Terraform
13 1 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.75%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 74 (55.22%) Microsoft
2 71 (52.99%) VMware
3 40 (29.85%) Cisco
4 27 (20.15%) EMC
5 26 (19.40%) Citrix
6 22 (16.42%) Symantec
7 17 (12.69%) HP
8 16 (11.94%) Lotus
9 13 (9.70%) Google
9 13 (9.70%) ServiceNow
9 13 (9.70%) SolarWinds
10 12 (8.96%) Splunk
11 9 (6.72%) F5
12 6 (4.48%) Varonis
13 5 (3.73%) CA
13 5 (3.73%) CyberArk
13 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.99%) Perforce
15 3 (2.24%) Oracle
16 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint